Our Western Isles campuses, the main base at Stornoway and our three learning centres, are situated in some truly remarkable scenery. Not only does this mean that when you're not working there is plenty to see and do to explore the great outdoors, but if you need inspiration from your surroundings you only need step outside and let nature take your breath away.

To support our work we are recruiting to the following role:

Project Assistant (22 week part-time fixed term post)

Salary range £22,483 plus £2,157 Islands Allowance (pro rata)
Duration22 week part-time fixed term post
Working hours17.5 hours per week
LocationShetland College UHI in Lerwick

The successful applicant will be responsible for carrying out initial desk-based assessment research on existing archaeological resources in Shetland and historic and on-going research projects within the region.  The successful applicant will work closely with project partners at Shetland Amenity Trust.  Applicants must be educated up to degree level in archaeology or a related discipline and have excellent research and analytical skills.  Knowledge and understanding of archaeological research in Shetland is essential, as is experience of working in archaeology/heritage sectors and community groups.

Completed application and monitoring forms are to be returned by e-mail to lehr@uhi.ac.uk by 5:00pm on Monday 9 September 2019.

Lews Castle College recognises the equality between Gaelic and English, and would welcome applicants with skills in both areas

If you have any queries about the application process please contact lehr@uhi.ac.uk.